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Protect Your Marine Equipment with Salt Remover

Prevents new salt buildup and breaks down existing salt corrosion.
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Salt-Away is a Motor Flush for inboard, outboard, I/O and personal watercraft motors and an exterior salt removing treatment. Salt-Away is water based, non-hazardous, biodegradable, and contains properties that attack and remove salt from any surface. Repeated use with Salt-Away will break down and remove old salt and rust deposits. Safe for use on any metal, aluminum, fiberglass, paint, rubber, plastic, chrome, glass, or any surface exposed to salt. Salt-Away will not strip away waxes, but will wash away salt and leave a protective film on the surface to protect against rusting. Available at Kirk Marine

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The general rule of thumb is to use the lightest sinker that will keep the bait in the feeding zone. Saltwater fishing sinkers are just as specialized as hooks and rigs. Most are made out of lead, but some anglers are experimenting with biodegradable sinkers made with pressurized iron oxide, and even clear models made from silica crystal. Regardless of size, shape or content, using the right sinker will put your bait in the feeding zone.

Saltwater Fishing Hooks

Hooks are the unsung heroes of fishing
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Fishing Hook Sizes

Fishing hook size is measured at the gap between the point and the shank. When considering what size and shape hook to use, consider the size and shape of the bait and the fish. Fish with small mouths will require small hooks. If you are using small pieces of bait or live bait, even for big fish, you may still want to use a small hook, as a larger hook may be difficult to hide in a small piece of cut bait, or could hinder the action of a live bait.

Saltwater Fishing Line

Things to consider when buying saltwater fishing line
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Today’s saltwater fishing line is strong and subtle, capable of casting a long distance, transmitting the slightest tap, resisting abrasion and stopping a big fish. Learn different types of saltwater fishing line available.

Braided vs Monofilament: Which Line Is For You?

Not sure where you stand in the monofilament vs braided dilemma? We’ll help.
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One of the biggest debates in the fishing world often plays out between monofilament and braided fishing lines, between the old veterans who have been using mono all their lives to the up-and-coming anglers who claim that braided fishing line breeds better catches. Certainly, both types of line have their pros and cons and you will have to decide which is best for you based on your own fishing preferences and on what characteristics are most important to you in a line.

Mahi-Mahi Fishing Tips

Dolphin (mahi mahi or dorado) fishing is a summer time blast along the banks of the Cayman Islands
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Dolphin (mahi mahi or dorado) fishing is a summer time blast along the banks of the Cayman Islands. They are one of the world’s most popular gamefish, and it’s no mystery why that is. They are spectacularly colored, fight hard and jump when hooked, and taste delicious.

6 Tips On How To Paddle Straight

Here’s a few tips in keeping you “in line” on your next paddleboard adventure.
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Sometimes just paddling straight seems like such a chore! Although wind and water conditions can play a part in how straight you go, there are other factors within your technique that play a huge impact on your course. Here’s a few tips in keeping you “in line” on your next paddleboard adventure:

Sea-Doo: Maintenance

With a routine schedule of proper care and cleaning, along with a timely maintenance schedule, you should enjoy years of hassle-free operation.
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Your Sea-Doo watercraft was built to high-quality standards. With a routine schedule of proper care and cleaning, along with a timely maintenance schedule, you should enjoy years of hassle-free operation.

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